Re: 20547 PegSat Rk

Ron Lee (
Sun, 04 Apr 1999 09:52:00 -0600

Last night I looked with my 8" but missed it.  Miss could have been due to
light cloud cover (target stars faintly visible) or if rotating not
visible as it passed my narrow field of view.

Ron Lee

At 04:02 AM 4/4/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Richard_G_Hines wrote:
>> For the past two weeks, I have been trying to see Pegsat Rk (id# 20547,
>> 90028B) without much success. Quicksat typically gives a magitude of 4.5
>> and a time uncertainty of 0.1 minute. Normally don't have this much trouble
>> seeing a sat like this using 10X50 binoculars. Anyone else have any
>> observations to share?
>I didn't see it in 8x56 binoculars when I looked a few years ago. Its 
>small size will require a scope to be seen.  That mag of 4.5 is not right.
>Jay Respler